Prepare Prelims 2017-Day-56-Child Welfare Schemes

Integrated Child Development Services (ICDS) AnIndian government welfare programme which provides food, preschool education, and primary healthcare to children under 6 years of age and their mothers. These services are provided from Anganwadi centres established mainly in rural areas and staffed with frontline workers. In addition to fighting malnutrition and ill health, the programme is also intended to combat gender inequality by providing girls Read More …